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Substance Abuse Counselor / Associate of Applied Science

This program is designed to prepare you to become a Substance Abuse Counselor.

General Education (25 hrs)

Communications (6 hrs)

  • ENG 111 English Composition I (3)
  • SPCH 130 Public Speaking (3)

Humanities (3 hrs)

  • Elective (3)

Math/Computer/Lab Sciences (7 hrs)

Choose one of the following two BIOL courses:

  • BIOL 110 Survey of Modern Biology (3)
  • BIOL 110L Survey-Modern Biology Lab (1)

or

  • BIOL 201 Principles of Molecular and Cell Biology (3)
  • BIOL 201L Principles of Molecular and Cell Biology Lab (1)

Choose one of the following:

  • CS 102 Computer Literacy (3)
  • MATH 145 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 hrs)

  • ANTH 102 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • PSY 105 General Psychology (3)
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Health, Physical Education & Recreation (2 hrs)

  • Elective (2)

Program Requirements (39 hrs)

  • PSY 210 Theories of Personality and Counseling Applications (3)
  • PSY 217 Interviewing and Assessment (3)
  • PSY 232 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PSY 240 Alcohol & Drug Abuse Evaluation & Assessment (3)
  • PSY 241 Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment & Referral (3)
  • PSY 260 Family Systems Theory and Counseling Applications (3)
  • PSY 275 Group Process (3)
  • PSY 281 Practicum - Substance Abuse Counselors (3)
  • PSY 290 Developmental Psychology (3)
  • SOC 140 Sociology of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (3)
  • SOC 141 Effects of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (3)
  • SOC 213 Deviant Behavior (3)
  • Elective in Social/Behavioral Sciences (3)

Total Credit Hours: 65